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Giant

by Ferber, Edna

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good -


Doubleday, 1952. Stated First Edition. Black cloth, gilt titles at spine, speckled bottom. EF on endpapers, orange topstain appears faded and ex-libris bookplate from former owner on fep. Otherwise clean and tight. DJ has some chipping, especially to spine tips, a few closed tears and some general rubbing to extremities and soiling to back panel. $3.95 intact. Protected in mylar. 447 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good -. 8vo.
  • Bookseller: Lindas Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000311
  • Title: Giant
  • Author: Ferber, Edna
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Jacket condition: Very Good -
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday
  • Date published: 1952
  • Size: 8vo


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